382. Identification of a newspaper or media merger.

The Enterprise Act 2002 offers a series of definitions pertinent to the interpretation of the media public interest considerations1. 'Media enterprises' are those involved in broadcasting2, while 'newspaper enterprises' are those involved in the supply of newspapers3. Where a transaction involves both a media enterprise and a newspaper enterprise, the latter is also considered4 a media enterprise5. Clearly, the categories 'newspaper enterprises' and 'media enterprises' are not mutually exclusive.

A 'newspaper' is defined as a daily, Sunday or local (other than daily or Sunday) newspaper circulating wholly or mainly in the United Kingdom or in a part of the United